Campus library spaces and computers must be booked online due to COVID-19. More information on available services can be found on the COVID-19 information section of the Library website.

Library space reopens in August

Update as of July 27 -- All campus libraries will be open in August. 

Library staff welcomes students, faculty, and staff back to use the library space and study rooms. No booking is needed.

Library Help Online
Connect with a Librarian
Research & Citation Help
  • Book an appointment
  • Ask us by e-mail
    Receive a response within 24 hours, Monday - Friday
  • Chat online through AskAway
    Regular Hours: 
    Mon-Thu: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
    Fri: 9 a.m. -5 p.m.
    Sat: 11 a.m.- 5 p.m.
    Sun: 10 a.m.-9 p.m.

Notice Regarding New Library Catalogue System

The Library has decommissioned the Voyager library catalogue. Some online services related to material requests and renewals will be temporarily interrupted. Please use OCtopus to locate and request library materials. 

  • Effective May 28: All library users will use OCtopus to search for, request and renew books and other library materials. Community borrowers will be able to search but will need to phone or email to to request or renew materials.
  • June 1: Links to Voyager records from Moodle, Talis Aspire and all other sources will stop working. Librarians are available to help with the creation of new links to OCtopus.
  • May 18 and throughout the summer, ordering of library materials may be delayed. Rush orders will be prioritized while others may be deferred until the new system has been fully implemented.

Find Resources

Articles & Databases
Search databases to find peer reviewed articles in journals, magazines, newspapers, streaming videos, and more.
Videos & Media
Find streaming videos and physical media. 
Research & Citation Guides
Guides and online tutorials by course and subject. APA, MLA, and Chicago citation guides.
Find print books, DVDs, and more through OCtopus. Locate eBooks and streaming media using publication finder.  

Access Resources

Borrowing Items

Borrowing information (books, laptops, course reserves)

Borrowing Services

Interlibrary Loan

Request items from another library.

Request from a non-OC Library

Delivery on Demand

A service that provides remote access to OC Library's print collections.

Computers & Technology

Software on computer workstations, wifi, printing and copying, troubleshooting, and off-campus access information.

Make an Appointment with a Librarian
Book Campus Library Space

Online Course Resource & Reading Lists

Course resource and reading lists allow  faculty and instructors to easily track, manage, and integrate course resources into Moodle. Students can easily access lists of resources from their Moodle course or the Talis Aspire system. Faculty and instructors can request a course resource list through the Library. Students can search the system or access reading lists through Moodle. 


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Library News

Campus Libraries

Penticton campus of Okanagan College from a bird's eye view.
Campus Library

583 Duncan Avenue West
Penticton, BC Canada
V2A 8E1

P: 250-490-3951

Campus Library

1000 KLO Road
Kelowna, BC Canada
V1Y 4X8

P: 250-862-5452 

Salmon Arm campus from a bird's eye view
Salmon Arm
Campus Library

2552 10 Avenue NE (TCH)
Salmon Arm, BC Canada
V1E 2S4

P: 250-804-8851

Vernon campus from a bird's eye view
Campus Library

7000 College Way
Vernon, BC Canada
V1B 2N5

P: 250-545-7291 x2654

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